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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 6:56 pm

Right heres the new'un...

She a 51 plate ex AA 2.5 TDI 102bhp but it may have been played with by the AA, 140k and yep she's yellow but the bottom isn't green it's been painted black..
5 seats with belts.
gay wheels but they roll so it's all good.
black rear and side windows.
towbar.
winch.

It's a pretty straight bus tbh with you.

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And some of the inside..

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And the rear mounted winch.

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As for plans she'll be slammed with a set of 18's.. Few other little bits and bobs for now..
Some entertainment in there for good measure i think..
Then she's gonna be painted bright orange with white stripes along the bottom of the doors and quarters maybe another pair of windows as well...Probably at the end of summer..
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vwbeetlebum
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Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 6:59 pm

Yep well worth the wait eh dude, gotta good 'un there, rimmage should be aset of RS8's they make me moist. One thing tho - take that AA badge of the front grill.... eek, haha lol!
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 7:00 pm

Looks good hun, Glad you got what you wanted in the end!!

xxxx
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Shamrockez
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 7:10 pm

thecrewkid wrote:

Then she's gonna be painted bright orange with white stripes along the bottom of the doors and quarters maybe another pair of windows as well...Probably at the end of summer..

OMG that sounds ACE!!!!! Very Happy


If Bella won't go onto the lawns (if she's ready in time) you can winch her on Laughing
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renegade67
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 8:56 pm

Gonna be a Cool ride you got there Rich, specially liking the colour scheme Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 9:05 pm

thecrewkid wrote:

Then she's gonna be painted bright orange with white stripes along the bottom of the doors and quarters ..maybe another pair of windows as well
We wouldn't expect anything less! Razz lol!
Seriously though, very nice lookin bus dude. afro
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySat Mar 22, 2008 10:24 pm

Good to see you got there in the end dude and dude-ette!!
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 12:01 am

afro nice one guys looks like a good un
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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 8:05 am

Cheers for the coments guys....
As for the wheels still not decided which ones yet but they'll be 18's.
60mm lowering kit... you can get 85mm but you can't put weight in or tow with these....

The interior is gonna still as is for now but will be getting a rock and roller in there.. gonna sort a screen or 2 out for the rear gonna run a WII in the rear as well that'll be great fun at the shows.. lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 2:35 pm

nice van rich,orange good choice mate.as for lowering it 60mm is good but i wouldent fancy towing with it that low as i had a fridge and a washing machine in mine the other day and it looked slammed and thats with the 60mm springs. but its your choice buddy, iv got a badgeless front grill only on my van for 5 weeks if your interested for £15.
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 3:00 pm

Cheers dude i'm now thinking of a set of 85mm springs lol! lol! lol!


As for the grill i'm def interested in that buddy...
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vwbeetlebum
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 7:55 pm

Rich you know you'll buy the lowest springs you can get away with, thats your signature card, now stop teasing us with this 60mm talk.... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 8:09 pm

Whats the insurance like mate compared to air cooleds fella?
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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 9:58 pm

I'm only on temp cover at the mo buddy..

The white 1200 bug was £15 i think for 2 days.. The T4 is £38 for 7 days..

Thats all i can tell you at the mo buddy.. afro
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 10:00 pm

I removed the stock accelerator pedel stop and gained abit more get up and go and i mean get up and go.. Got a far few engine mods to go through she should be around 150bhp when the little bits have been done.. afro
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 10:10 pm

If you want to get it remapped I can highly reccomend John at DNA Tuning up in Stratford. He's currently doing an offer of a remap for £150 on Evvo but it depends on what your ECU number is. I know all Newbies fall into that catagory and some T4s and T5s do - not sure which ones tho as he needs the ECU number to tell.

He remapped my Bug and it made a hell of a difference and even improved my mpg! Very Happy
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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 10:30 pm

Cheers Lucy i'll see what he says.... A mate in taunton does it i'm on to him at the mo to get it done at mates rates will have to wait till he gets back to me.. afro
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptySun Mar 23, 2008 10:38 pm

Coolio, yeah I'd be interested in how much the insurance goes up (or down) by bro and how much with the mods etc in compairson to classic insurance etc on the split was,as this is my main concern about going water cooled. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 11:07 am

I got a bit bored this morning so popped to the unit and wound the front end down...
Scoop's will be proud.... Cal look T4 baby...

Once the springs and wheels turn up i think i may bring it down a little bit more..

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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 4:01 pm

lol! Reminds me of my van when you dumped the front down... cal look baby! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 4:38 pm

Woo-Hoo, you've seen the light!! sunny

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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 4:41 pm

Only for a couple days buddy.. afro
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 4:45 pm

rich i've been speaking to a few t4 types and they have said if you put t3 80mm lowering springs on that will give you a 100mm drop on you t4 not sure how accurate this info is tho
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyMon Mar 24, 2008 4:54 pm

Oh dear god could this be true...

Only one way to find for sure... lol! Cheers for the heads up bud..
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PostSubject: Re: T4 @ the beach   T4 @ the beach EmptyTue Mar 25, 2008 6:03 pm

18" RS6's and the 85mm shock and spring kit ordered today fingers crossed they're here and fitted by friday.. afro afro Cheers for the use of the phone Tan.. lol! lol! lol!

They reckon the 85mm kit is no good if you towing a trailer.... We'll see and prove them wrong............ I hope... Twisted Evil
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